Brewed by Desnoes and Geddes (Diageo PLC)
Style: Foreign Stout
Kingston, Jamaica


on tap

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RATINGS: 688   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Ingredients: Black malt; corn syrup; caramel malt; and hop extract. Priming sugar used when bottling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - NOV 6, 2002
Black, decent head and lace. Nose of sweet malt, licorice, coffee and alcohol. Medium to thick bodied, lots of licorice, coffee, chocolate malt, alcohol is all over the place but oddly, I like it. Its sweet, smooth, flavorful and has a nice kick.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Discofish (152) - USA - NOV 3, 2002
The first thing I noticed about this beer was the alcohol presence. Small head, mild flavor and hoppyness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
acnemaster99 (20) - Albany, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2002
super thick, ah yes a lovely stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 9, 2002
Deep crimson red with a dark tan medium size shortish lasting ehad. Chocolate, coffee and medium roasted and caramel malt aroma. Medium body with flavours matching aromas plus a low acid vinous flavour and palate. The Alcohol is reasonably well masked considering the lightness of flavour and palate. My son says, ’it’s what I imagined a Jamaican beer would be like’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davhgbrew (925) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2002
I remember someone talking about this one on the forums, but I couldn’t remember if they said it was good or bad so I had to try it. Coffee/alcohol aroma, sweet flavors that get annoying after a while. Jamaica make a stout..who’d a thunk it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARMed (597) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2002
Extremely black. Rich smell of brown sugar, chocolate and cocoa. A very malty tasting stout with a sweet undertone. Excellent with a nice dish of jerk chicken in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. A little too sweet for my overall liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2002
slightly alcoholic nose. very nice, sweet, chocalatey, slightly spicy carribean stout. great on a summer night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Linc (737) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2002
This beer is the closest thing to what I always wanted a stout to taste like. Which was really unexpected from Jamaica. Deep brown, tiny head. Aroma of toffee and chocolate cookies, taste of caramelised milk and chocolate, you have to concentrate really hard to find the liquorice (I’m not quite convinced it was there!) low bitterness slight sweetness, good body, felt like it had melted butter on the palate. Easy to drink at your own pace, very enjoyable. I want another just writing about it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radiomgb (2182) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2002
Lots of licorice flavour in this one. This one is a little on the sweet side and the alcohol does make an appearence as you near the end of your glass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SETANTA (582) - Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2002
I thought this was a little sweet, and it seems to have a strange type of sugar in the flavor, like palm molasses

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